Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Radisson Aruba vs. the Tamarijn All Inclusive

The Radisson is non-all inclusive & the Tamarijn is all inclusive

If you are big drinkers
  • Radisson drinks are $$$
  • Tamarijn drinks are "free" (top shelf liquor is at least included in what you already paid)

If you are big eaters
  • Radisson make sure the breakfast buffet is part of your package and be prepared for $50/couple lunches on site at Gilligan's (figure 2 sandwiches & 2 beverages)
  • Tamarijn all food and snacks are included at a choice of 8 dining options & 7 bars at either the Tamarijn or neighboring sister resort the Divi (all amenities are shared between the 2 resorts)

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Patriot Day

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Display Flag at Half-Staff

Patriot Day is observed on September 11th.

Patriot Day was signed into law on December 18, 2001 as a day to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on our country.

On Patriot Day, Americans should fly their flags at half-staff and observe a moment of silence to honor those individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Marriott Aruba Boutique Service, Brand Name

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Aruba Marriott Resort opens Tradewinds Club, an intimate hotel experience wrapped in a resort setting

PALM BEACH, ARUBA (September 1, 2008) The Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino officially opened the Tradewinds Club, a new concept designed with today’s modern traveler in mind, on September 1. During the current $40 million renovation the necessary enhancements were made to turn the 8th floor of the Aruba Marriott Resort in to the Tradewinds Club. This hotel within a hotel initiative, introduces a boutique hotel experience in a resort setting that provides for personalized service and exclusive amenities.